Baix Empordà

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Baix Empordà
Localització del Baix Empordà.svg
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Catalonia
Province Girona
Capital La Bisbal d'Empordà
 • Total 700.5 km2 (270.5 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 102,566
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Demonym Baixempordanés
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Largest municipality Palafrugell

Baix Empordà (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈbaʒ əmpurˈða], in Spanish Bajo Ampurdán, "Lower Empordà") is a comarca (county) in Catalonia, Spain, one of the two into which Empordà was divided in the comarcal division of 1936. It is popularly known as L'Empordanet ("the Little Empordà").


Baix Empordà is the southern portion of the historical region of Empordà. It includes the municipalities between the Montgrí Massif, just north of the river Ter, and the Aro valley, in the south. It totals 37 municipalities, with a total area of 700,5 km2. It borders Alt Empordà to the north, Gironès and Selva to the west and the Mediterranean Sea to the east.


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Coordinates: 41°56′42″N 3°03′36″E / 41.94500°N 3.06000°E / 41.94500; 3.06000